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Man arrested for setting 3 mobile homes on fire in Wimauma

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

A man accused of setting three mobile homes on fire early Monday morning in Wimauma is in custody on charges of dwelling and vehicle arson, firefighters told us.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue's Fire Investigation Unit members arrested Pedro Petey Senteno III, 24, hours after they put out the fire at 5302 Bonita Dr. east of US 301 in Wimauma.

When firefighters arrived, three mobile homes were on fire, with one fully involved. Another mobile home close by had fire damage to the stairs. A tractor trailer cab about 150 feet away alco caught fire, according to the HCFR report.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue dispatched 11 units to the fire. They told us it started about 4:30 a.m.

According to official reports, nobody was injured, the mobile homes were not ocupied.

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